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Most Popular Shopping Places in Riverside – Shopping in the Heart of Bangkok

Most Popular Shopping Places in Riverside – Shopping in the Heart of Bangkok
Bangkok is full of culture, history and attractions. One cannot have experienced the roots and essence of Bangkok without visiting Riverside. Here are the most popular shopping options in Riverside;

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Robinson Shopping Mall

This glitzy mall, which contracts with the rustic aesthetic of rest of Riverside, is one of the city's most favorite shopping malls. Housing many retailers, the Robinson Shopping Mall is great for those looking for branded items of clothing, footwear, gadgets, cosmetics, wellness goods and perfumes. In addition to the many retail options, the Robinson Shopping Mall is home to the enormous Robinson Department Store; at which you can find almost anything that you could possibly want. With all these shopping options, plus a host of restaurants and entertainment options, this mall is an undisputed favorite amongst shoppers.

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Asiatique, The Riverfront

What do you get when you combine a mall and a street bazaar? The answer; Asiatique. Asiatique is one of the most unique places to shop in Riverside, and offers its visitors a wide range of goods and items to purchase. This shopping venue is divided into various districts, such as the Factory District, home to countless retailers offering glitzy fashion items and cutting edge tech and gadgets, the Chareonkrung District; where you can find rows and rows of small boutiques selling bazaar-type goods, the Waterfront District; which has numerous fine-dining options. Asiatique is also home to the Thai Puppets by Joe Louis Theatre, the Calypso Cabaret, and the famous Asiatique Big Wheel.

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Saphan Phut Night Market

This night market is one of the best places to buy cheap goods in Riverside. Located near Memorial Bridge, the market operates every Tuesday through Sunday of each week. The market starts coming to life at about 6.00pm and goes on till after midnight, and is a great place for cheap clothing, backpacks, flip-flops, vintage goods, cheap electronics, accessories and a few other fancy items. A centrally located which is a great place from which to go exploring the things to see in Bangkok is the Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok.

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River City Shopping Complex

Built in 1984, this four storey shopping complex is one of Riverside's most famous shopping options for antiques and collectible. Located overlooking the Chao Phraya River, the River City Shopping Mall is a haven of antique furniture and objects, as well as various collector's items. One can find unique pieces of art, furniture, metal and porcelain ornaments, wood carvings, leather works, South Asian and Southeast Asian paintings, and ornate masks collected from various parts of the world and dating back to various periods in history. The complex is also the site for many auctions, making it a place that no collector should miss.

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Chao Phraya Shopping Arcade

The Chao Phraya Shopping Arcade, located on Rongnamkhaeng Lane, is probably the best place in Riverside to get authentic Thai products or Thai-inspired products. One can expect to find silk clothing of Thai fashion, hand-bags, wood carvings, antiques and Thai handicrafts. The arcade is very relaxed and doesn't have the typical market-type atmosphere, so you can spend as much time as you want walking around the arcade looking for the perfect purchase. The Chao Phraya Shopping Arcade is also a great place to buy souvenirs to remember your experiences of Bangkok.